11 April 2017 – PRETORIA – Keystone Electronic Solutions, a leading South African provider of rich and robust engineering and electronics solutions, today announced that Guinnux – the company’s own Linux-based distribution – is now available as a Guinnux rescue system image on Beagle Bone Black.

 

The Guinnux rescue file system allows Guinnux to be distributed as a small, versatile image, without necessitating the download of a large SD card image.

 

As an operating system, Keystone’s Guinnux distribution delivers improved ease of use, enhanced features and robust performance. The distribution is now based on the Arch Linux ARM distribution merged with Keystone components, providing enterprise resilience and capabilities as standard. The rescue file system allows users to recover or re-install a damaged or broken Guinnux installation without the need to re-flash the complete SD card image.

 

Keystone Electronic Solution’s Guinnux allows for further development of custom solutions on top of the base Guinnux system.  By using the Guinnux build system, developers are able to develop new embedded software in a way similar to proven Linux server application development.

 

John Eigelaar, Keystone Electronic Solution’s Founder and Guinnux developer, commented, “We ported our own Linux operating system, Guinnux, to the Beagle Bone Black to further demonstrate the versatility of the Guinnux distribution.”

 

Guinnux for Beagle Bone Black can be found here: http://wiki.guinnux.org/doku.php?id=bbb:install

 

About Keystone Electronic Solutions

Established in 2007, Keystone Electronic Solutions provides a range of electronic engineering research and development (R&D) services in order to assist customers with product development and preparing the product for the market. www.kses.net

 

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